Help Us Play

By M-Power

I was hanging some Christmas lights on Saturday when a friend came by and hopped out of his truck.  He hustled over to where I was standing on the ladder and rather urgently said, “Paul, we need your help – you and your boys – can you come help us?”  Well, I’m generally willing to drop whatever when someone needs some help, so I said, “Sure Markus, let me get the boys – what do you need?”  He responded that they were trying to play a game of flag football and only had six guys!  I got a chuckle out of this, then started thinking – if I am so willing to help somebody work, shouldn’t I also be willing to help somebody play?  Play is the work of children, some of the most important work in the world.   Take time to help somebody play today!

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